About the Artist

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A great honour to meet David Attenborough at the Royal Geographic Society, thank you Whitley Fund for Nature

MICHELLE PEARSON COOPER studied art on a rarely awarded Art Scholarship at Millfield and in Florence under Signorina Simi who lists Annigoni as one of her pupils. Michelle has held 17 solo exhibitions in London, Palm Beach, Marrakech and Dubai, and collectors of her work include HRH The King of Bahrain, Bruce Oldfield, Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, Mahdi Al Tajir and Tom Stoppard.

Inspired by primeval landscapes and their wild creatures, on travels to India, Africa, Oman and the UAE. Michelle has given substance to her ideas born in the silence of the desert and the solitude of the wilderness. She chooses subjects that are powerful and challenging but always her affinity with them is paramount. Her honest approach and distinctive draftsmanship is apparent in each cast bronze and faithfully executed drawing, achieving greater perception into their individual characteristics.

‘Cheetah’ charcoal framed 4 x 5 ft
‘Cheetah’ charcoal framed 4 x 5ft. Donated to Save the Children and the Artists Benevolent Fund Auction to be held at The Connaught in 2018, please contact Rodney Baldwin at Green and Stone 020 7352 0837

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MICHELLE  PEARSON COOPER has exhibited around the world.

1979 First Exhibition:Charles Young Fine Paintings, Bond Street, London W1.
1980 Christmas Show: Coln Gallery, Walton Street, SW3.
1983 Cadogan Gallery, Pont Street, SW1
1986 Cadogan Gallery, Pont Street, SW1
1994 Palm Beach, Florida, USA
1998 Raphael Valls Gallery, Ryder Street, W1
1999 The Royal Society of British Artists, Mall Galleries, The Mall, London W1
2000 The Gallery in Cork Street, W1
2003 The Gallery in Cork Street, W1
2005 Woman’s Society of Artists, Mall Galleries, The Mall, won the Peter Hambro Best Sculpture Award
2006 The Gallery in Cork Street, W1
2008 The Gallery in Cork Street, W1
2009 Galerie d’Art Lawrence-Arnott, Marrakesh, Morocco
2011 The Showcase Gallery, Dubai, UAE.
2014 Pall Mall, London W.1
2015 Wykham Gallery, Stockbridge, Hampshire
2016 La Galleria, Pall Mall, London
2017 Studio Exhibition for Che Roga Children’s Home, Paraguay